Therapeutic Recreation

Our Best Shot for the Future: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at the Witherell

Caregivers | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

In early January, the Nathaniel Witherell began vaccinating our residents and staff against COVID-19. As of today, many at our facility have been fully vaccinated and our clinics will continue providing vaccinations this month. In the words of our medical director, Dr. Frank Walsh, “It’s important for us all to do everything we can to…

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In December, Our Halls Were Decked With Holiday Cheer!

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Witherell is known as a bright and bustling place during the holidays, and this year was no exception. Although we missed having family on hand for gift exchanging and special events, we still had lots of festive fun while also knowing we were staying safe and healthy.  Once again, our therapeutic recreation department, helmed…

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Greenwich Symphony Orchestra’s Big Brass Quintet Rings in the Season With a Special Concert at the Witherell!

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Despite the challenges we’ve all experienced in 2020, the silver lining continues to be the way our community goes above and beyond to support our beloved residents and staff. This support was on full display last weekend, when the acclaimed Greenwich Symphony Orchestra sent its excellent Brass Quintet to perform a special outdoor concert at…

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Our World Outside the Witherell Walls

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Witherell’s beautiful 20+ acre campus is one of our most enviable features. With lush gardens and plenty of green space, our residents have always loved spending time outdoors. Now, blue skies and warm breezes are making the Witherell a wonderful place to enjoy the company of friends and family at safe social distances, too….

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Therapeutic Recreation Is Fun and Flexible at the Witherell!

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Safeguarding the health of our residents is number one. But we also know that an essential part of well-being, and an important tool in preventing cognitive decline, is keeping seniors mentally engaged and emotionally connected. So, we’ve gotten very creative lately! Even though group activities are restricted currently, our therapeutic recreation team continues to offer…

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